England players pulled off an outstanding weekend of wins with victories in premier championships for men, women and juniors.
Lily May Humphreys (pictured) added yet another title to her every-growing collection when she won the Welsh women’s open stroke play championship at Royal St David’s.
The 17-year-old international from Stoke by Nayland was 10-under par for 54 holes and won by four from her England team-mate Bel Wardle. Read more
Josh McMahon holed a 40-footer for birdie on the final hole and gave himself a one-shot win in the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
The 22-year-old from Wallasey, Cheshire, started the final day five off the lead, but pulled clear of the field with closing birdies on 16 and 18. “That finish was unbelievable,” he said. Read more.
Rosie Belsham and Callum Macfie swept away with the honours at the Fairhaven Trophies at Fairhaven Golf Club, Lancashire.
Belsham, from Whitley Bay, set a host of firsts with her score of 23-under par. It’s the lowest gross ever recorded in the Fairhaven Trophies beating the best boys’ score by four and the best girls’ score by 11.
Macfie, from Lindrick, Yorkshire, was seven-under and won the boys’ title by two shots, after closing with back-to-back birdies. Victory was particularly sweet for him as it marked a triumphant return from injury.
England, represented by Belsham, George Leigh (Trevose, Cornwall) and Dominic Clemons (Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire) also won the team trophy. Read more
Image of Lily May Humphreys copyright James Eades/Wales Golf